Peshawar Sustainable Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Project (ADB-48289-001)

Countries
  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Dec 15, 2014
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Borrower
Urban Policy Unit (Planning & Development Department)
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Sectors
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Transport
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 24, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 29, 2016


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Project Description
This project funds construction of a bus rapid transit corridor, sidewalks, on-street parking, mixed-traffic lanes, a non-motorized transport lane, and a drainage system along the bus rapid transit route. It also provides for Peshawar BRT Company, and increases capacity of Peshawar Urban Mobility Authority. Also, this project facilitates a bus industry transition, a scrapping and compensation program for non-participating transportation operators, furthers public-private partnerships, develops capacity of the traffic police, and implements a transit-oriented urban development strategy.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Urban Policy Unit (Planning & Development Department) Muhammad Zubair Asghar Qureshi, Executive Director zubairasgharqureshi@yahoo.com 30-A jamaluddin Afghani Road, University Town Peshawar, Pakistan ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main